Category: News From Our Executive Director
News & Announcements Preparing for Summer 2021
As uncertainty and trauma unfolded in our country over the past two weeks, I cannot help but find balance and hope in the values that bind us as a community.
News & Announcements December Musings …
2021 will bring a mix of change, hope and renewal. Together, we’ll be letting out those big breaths that we’ve been holding as we adapt, again, to a new normal. For those of us returning to camp there’s the promise of reconnecting with others and with ourselves and this special place.
News & Announcements Tamarack Farm Camp Update for 2021
Dear Farm & Wilderness Community, I’m writing to share with you that after much consideration, Farm & Wilderness’ Leadership Team and our Board of Trustees have decided to pause Tamarack Farm camp’s operations for Summer 2021. This was a hard decision that comes as a result of the work of the Leadership Team and our 2021 […]
News & Announcements Welcoming Frances!
Farm & Wilderness and the Ninevah Foundation are thrilled to announce that after an extensive search, Frances McLaughlin has accepted the position as Executive Director of both organizations. In the weeks and months ahead she looks forward to meeting campers— new and returning— their families, and alumni at a virtual Town Hall (schedule to come), […]
News & Announcements COVID-19: June 2020 Updates
With summer now in full swing, we wanted to give you an update on what things will look like in the months ahead. We first wanted to excitedly tell you all that Frances McLaughlin has accepted the position to be our next Executive Director. She will officially take over her role in September and you […]
News From Our Executive Director Inclusivity and Equity at Farm & Wilderness: July 2020
Farm & Wilderness has a long history of striving to create a welcoming environment that values and demonstrates diversity, equity, and inclusion for our campers and staff. We acknowledge that we have struggled at times and not always gotten it right. We want to take this time of leadership changes as an opportunity to re-affirm […]
News From Our Executive Director The latest on COVID-19 March Update
As we watch the COVID-19 crisis progress, Farm & Wilderness is committed to the well-being of our community and shares in the universal desire to keep our loved ones safe. With so much uncertainty about the future, it is hard for all of us to plan, but we want to share our current thinking with […]
News & Announcements Board Meeting Agenda May 2020
[See below for minutes of the May 2020 Board Meeting] The meeting of the Board of Trustees of the Farm & Wilderness Foundation, Ninevah Foundation, and Farm & Wilderness Conservation, Inc., will be held virtually on Saturday and Sunday, May 2-3, 2020. Over the past couple of months, Board members have become quite adept at […]
News From Our Executive Director Remembering Joan Cindy Amatniek
It is with sadness that I share the passing of Cindy Amatniek, current trustee and Ninevah seasonal resident, Dark Meadow alumna, and parent of Indian Brook camper then staff, among her many roles. Her husband Max reached out to us with this update last night: Dear Campers, Board Colleagues, and Farm and Wilderness devotes, I’m […]